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Calgary break-ins: Check out how often thieves hit your 'hood

Calgary break-ins spiked by 56 per cent last year. How many happened in your community? And which neighbourhoods were hardest hit? These maps may surprise you.

Data revealed a major spike in break and enters in 2015 and these maps show where the criminals struck

Calgary saw a 56 per cent jump in break-ins last year, with more than 9,000 total incidents reported to police. That's more than one break-in per hour, all year long.

How many happened in your community? And which neighbourhoods were hardest hit? Use our interactive maps below to explore where residential break-ins happened, both in terms of absolute numbers and the break-in rate (measured in terms of incidents per 100,000 people.)

You can scroll through and zoom in and out to find the community you're looking for on the maps. Click on a community to see specific information about it.

Total residential break-and-enters

Break-and-enter rates (incidents per 100K residents)

— Break-and-enter data from Calgary Police Service 2015 Community Crime Statistics, population data from City of Calgary 2015 civic census


Calgary at a Crossroads is CBC Calgary's special focus on life in our city during the downturn. A look at Calgary's culture, identity and what it means to be Calgarian. Read more stories from the series at Calgary at a Crossroads.

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